David Felder Director - Law Debenture

David represents Law Debenture on the trustee boards of a number of DB and DC schemes of varying sizes and complexity. He chairs several of these and several of their investment and audit committees.Areas of particular expertise:  

Investment strategies – introduction of new LDI programmes; de-risking strategies centered around flight paths; diversification of return seeking assets to include hedge funds and specialist credit funds (leveraged loans, asset backed securities and high yield bonds); restructuring of equity exposure from securities to futures and total return swaps;  use of equity and swap option strategies to change exposures
DC investment – restructuring of DC funds default strategies to include a wider range of assets in the growth phase at the pre-retirement phase, to reflect greater flexibility on how benefits are crystallised
Scheme restructuring – scheme mergers, buy ins and buy outs
Employer covenant – negotiating new support arrangements from scheme sponsors in response to significant changes in corporate structures, including contingent assets and parent company guarantees




SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London